Dr. Steven James Bates MD Surgeon

Dr. Steven Bates is a surgeon in Palo Alto, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Sequoia Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Bates accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 38 doctors at El Camino Hospital and one of 13 at Sequoia Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 2000 - 2006

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 2006 - 2007

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Tissue-engineered intrasynovial tendons: optimization of acellularization and seeding.
Zhang, A. Y., Bates, S. J., Morrow, E., Pham, H., Pham, B., Chang, J.

Reconstruction of congenital differences of the hand.
Bates, S. J., Hansen, S. L., Jones, N. F.

A comparison of tenocytes and mesenchymal stem cells for use in flexor tendon tissue engineering.
Kryger, G. S., Chong, A. K., Costa, M., Pham, H., Bates, S. J., Chang, J.

See all 5 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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